Monroeville, Pennsylvania: Dawn of the Dead Mall

Location for the George Romero's 1978 zombie movie. Contained a Dawn of the Dead museum until that closed in 2013; now mall employees and inhabitants are brain-dead when it comes to remembering the place even existed.
Address:
161 Monroeville Mall, Monroeville, PA
Directions:
On the south side of US 22 around a mile west of the junction of I-76 and I-376.
Hours:
July 2013: Museum reported closed, moving.
RA Rates:
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Monroeville Mall.

Dawn of the Dead Mall

No sign of anything zombie in the mall. So sad that the mall where my favorite movie was filmed has nothing to do with the movie any more. I couldn't even find a zombie t-shirt. The arcade at least has a House of the Dead video game so my lady and I did get to kill some zombies in the Monroeville Mall. The arcade is in the same store location as a previous person mentioned, room 100A but it is no longer under the same name, and does not have a museum in it. The guy working the arcade didn't know anything about the old museum.

[Dogsbreath, 07/01/2014]
Dawn of the Dead Mall - Zombie Museum

The zombie museum has departed Monroeville Mall and is expected to rise from the dead in a new, yet-to-be-announced location around Labor Day 2013.

[Erin Honestly, 07/04/2013]
Monroeville Zombies

After a hiatus, Monroeville Zombies has returned to Monroeville Mall! Look for us in the back of Funhouse Arcade ( store # 100a on mall directory ). See you there!

[Mandy, 10/27/2011]
Dawn of the Dead Mall - Zombie Museum

Went to visit the Zombie Museum and it was closed down. Quite sad it was. It's like going to Wally World and it being closed. :)

[Karen Valentina, 02/12/2011]

Coffin ride.

Dawn of the Dead Mall - Zombie Museum

We swung by the museum after the ever-amusing zombie car wash. The zombie ride was not in operation; apparently it's a single person "ride" in a coffin tucked in the back of the room. Near the ride is a piece of paper with the following description:

"The Living Dead Experience Ride: a single passenger coin-operated motion simulator ride inside a real coffin! You lie in total darkness in your casket as the experience unfolds. You are on your way to your grave as you feel and hear every part of your journey. But once in your grave, your journey is just beginning! Will you make it back to walk the mall? 1 token per ride, token costs $3.00. Purchase token at front store register. Enter ride only when assisted by staff."

[Christine Campbell, 10/18/2010]

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